All-Star Cast Reveal | Stars On Mars

The other cast members include NFL Super Bowl champ Marshawn Lynch, Vanderpump Rules star Tom Schwartz, football cornerback Richard Sherman, singer and songwriter Tinashe, and actress Tallulah Willis. 


The celebrity contestants will compete on a Martian simulation, living and working as astronauts on a Mars colony while still very much being on Earth. The Mars-like environment is part of what NASA would refer to as an analog mission, testing out the Martian conditions for humans without having to leave the planet.

The space agency has its own Mars mock-up at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. Mars Dune Alpha is a simulation designed to host volunteers who will live in the simulated Martian habitat for a year as part of ongoing research into the possibility of humans living on Mars.

Getting humans to land on Mars, let alone live there, is still a distant goal, but one that NASA has been working on by actively exploring the Red Planet, as well as trying to establish a habitat on the Moon through the ongoing Artemis program.

For now, this group of celebrities will be among the first to get a taste of what it’s like to live on Mars (well, sort of). “During their stay, they will be faced with authentic conditions that simulate life on Mars, and they must use their brains and brawn—or maybe just their stellar social skills–to outlast the competition and claim the title of “‘brightest star in the galaxy’,” Fox wrote in a press statement.


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